16 Sep '11, 5pm

See what wanders, slithers, swims or flutters through the SF Bay:

See what wanders, slithers, swims or flutters through the SF Bay:

Naturalist E.O. Wilson once wrote that "a lifetime can be spent in a Magellanic voyage around the trunk of a single tree." Easy for him to say: He's made a distinguished career out of studying ants and a lot of other little wriggly things that most of us dread finding in the shower in the morning. But Wilson found a kindred spirit in photographer David Liittschwager. Liittschwager has spent years photographing animals, from squirrels to beetles, in a Darwinian effort to wrap his mind around the sheer variety of life on the planet. Photo: David Liittschwager "The idea of biodiversity is a little abstract when you start talking about these huge numbers of creatures. There may be as many as 40 million species we don't even know about -- and that doesn't even take into account the really little things," Liittschwager says. "How do we get our heads around that? We need a manage...

Full article: http://www.grist.org/article/2011-09-15-the-aliens-have-l...

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Kelly Brook Slithers Her Way Into New PETA Campaign

Kelly Brook Slithers Her Way Into New PETA Camp...

ecorazzi.com 16 Sep '11, 1pm

Known as a sultry actress and cover model in England, Kelly Brook is adding to her resume by posing as a snake for a new P...

Halong Bay in #Vietnam #travel #photo #ttot #lp

Halong Bay in #Vietnam #travel #photo #ttot #lp

blog.malaysia-asia.my 17 Sep '11, 2am

Halong Bay in Vietnam is my Picture of the Week. This is one of the must-visit places on earth where most round the world ...

San Francisco's Plan For Turning Parking Spaces Into Public Toilets /it's "the ecological toilet project."

San Francisco's Plan For Turning Parking Spaces...

treehugger.com 06 Sep '11, 4pm

It's not unusual to see, and smell, some unpleasant piles when walking down some streets in the city. In fact, one of my s...

Is the #haze back? I can barely see #Marina Bay Sands

Is the #haze back? I can barely see #Marina Bay...

singaporeseen.stomp.com.sg 11 Sep '11, 7am

can hardly see Marina Bay Sands and other buildings in the financial district today (Sep 11), and wonders if the PSI is in...

Cleanweb Hackathon Gets Underway in San Francisco

Cleanweb Hackathon Gets Underway in San Francisco

cleantechnica.com 10 Sep '11, 8pm

is underway in San Francisco. For the next 24 hours (more or less, probably more) teams of programmers, designers, and bus...

Green Blog: 'Extinct' Shrub Rediscovered in Bay...

green.blogs.nytimes.com 11 Sep '11, 11pm

Shelley Estelle, Presidio Trust The Franciscan manzanita, which is said to be thriving in its new, undisclosed spot at the...

'Extinct' Shrub Rediscovered in Bay Area - NYTi...

green.blogs.nytimes.com 11 Sep '11, 11pm

Shelley Estelle, Presidio Trust The Franciscan manzanita, which is said to be thriving in its new, undisclosed spot at the...